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markItUp! Alternatives

markItUp! is described as 'JavaScript plugin built on the jQuery library. It allows you to turn any textarea into a markup editor. Html, Textile, Wiki Syntax, Markdown, BBcode or even your own Markup system can be easily implemented' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to markItUp!, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, JavaScript, Drupal and SaaS. The best alternative is TinyMCE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to markItUp! are CKEditor, Editor.js, Aloha Editor and CrossBrowdy.

markItUp! alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or WYSIWYG HTML Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of markItUp!.
This page was last updated Jun 17, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Online

markItUp! is a JavaScript plugin built on the jQuery library. It allows you to turn any textarea into a markup editor....

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  1. TinyMCE

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    TinyMCE is a platform independent web based Javascript HTML WYSIWYG editor control released as Open Source under LGPL by Moxiecode Systems AB. It has the ability to convert HTML TEXTAREA fields or other HTML elements to editor instances.

  2. CKEditor 4 and CKEditor 5 are easy-to-implement open source JavaScript WYSIWYG rich text editors for any web browser. CKEditor Ecosystem has 2 very distinct rich text editors as well as image upload and collaboration solutions.



  3. Editor.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Editor.js is a block-styled editor for rich media stories. It outputs clean data in JSON instead of heavy HTML-markup. And more important thing is that Editor.js is designed to be API extendable and pluggable.

  4. Aloha Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Aloha Editor is an HTML5 WYSIWYG Editor that gives you a total new experience when editing. It's faster than existing WYSIWYG technologies and offers unprecedented WYSIWYG functionalities.

  5. CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.



  6. A small & beautiful WYSIWYG editor for HTML content. ContentTools is a collection of small, flexible, extensible and framework agnostic JavaScript libraries for creating beautiful WYSIWYG editors for HTML content.

  7. N1ED

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • CKEditor
    • TinyMCE
    • Drupal
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    N1ED is an add-on for CKEditor and TinyMCE that completely redefines your vision of WYSIWYG editors. Absolutely FREE. Auto update from CDN.

  8. pell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    The simplest and smallest (~1kB) WYSIWYG text editor for web, with no dependencies 

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  9. CLEditor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CLEditor is an open source jQuery plugin which provides a lightweight, full featured, cross browser, extensible, WYSIWYG HTML editor that can be easily added into any web site.

  10. Redactor Text Editor

    • Self-Hosted

    WYSIWYG html editor.

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